physio-
combining form see physi-

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • physio- — ♦ Élément, du gr. phusis « nature ». physio élément, du gr. phusis, nature . ⇒PHYSIO , élém. formant I. Élém. tiré du gr. «nature», entrant dans la constr. de termes sav. A. [Physio désigne la nature de l être vivant dans des termes de méd. et de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • physio- — from Gk. physio , comb. form of physios nature (see PHYSIC (Cf. physic)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Physio... — Physio... (v. gr. Physis, Natur), natürlich, Natur …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • physio- — [fıziəu, ziə US ziou, ziə] prefix also physi [: Latin; Origin: Greek, from physis; PHYSICS] 1.) relating to nature and living things ▪ physiology (=study of how the body works) 2.) physical ▪ physiotherapy (=treatment using exercises etc) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • physio- — [fıziəu, ziə US ziou, ziə] prefix also physi [: Latin; Origin: Greek, from physis; PHYSICS] 1.) relating to nature and living things ▪ physiology (=study of how the body works) 2.) physical ▪ physiotherapy (=treatment using exercises etc) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • physio — ► NOUN (pl. physios) informal ▪ physiotherapy or a physiotherapist …   English terms dictionary

  • physio- — [fiz′ē ō, fiz′ēə] [< Gr physis, nature: see PHYSIC] combining form 1. nature; natural [physiography] 2. physical [physiology, physiatrics]: Also, before a vowel, prefix combining form physi …   English World dictionary

  • physio — [[t]fɪ̱zioʊ[/t]] physios 1) N COUNT A physio is a physiotherapist. [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL] The athlete is checked by their physio or doctor. Syn: physiotherapist 2) N UNCOUNT Physio is physiotherapy. [BRIT, INFORMAL] I have been for some physio …   English dictionary

  • physio — UK [ˈfɪzɪəʊ] / US [ˈfɪzɪoʊ] noun Word forms physio : singular physio plural physios British informal 1) [countable] a physiotherapist 2) [uncountable] physiotherapy …   English dictionary

  • physio- — a combining form representing physical or physiological in compound words: physiotherapy. [ < Gk physio comb. form of phýsis origin, form, natural order. See PHYSIS, O ] * * * …   Universalium

  • physio... — phy|sio..., Phy|sio..., auch physi..., Physi..., vor Vokalen meist phys..., Phys... <aus gleichbed. gr. physio zu phýsis, vgl. ↑Physis> Wortbildungselement mit der Bedeutung »Natur; natürliche Beschaffenheit; Leben«, z. B. Physiografie,… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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